Lorraine Mugler

Class of 1932

Lorraine Mugler

December 11, 1914 – March 5, 1969

Miss Lorraine Mugler, 54, who was elected Noble county court clerk last November after 25 years as a deputy in the office, died at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday in Perry Memorial hospital. She had been in failing health several months and had been in the city hospital two weeks.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in the First United Methodist church with Rev. Clifton McKoy, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Grace Hill cemetery under direction of Newton funeral home. The family has suggested that those who wish contribute to the organ fund at the First United Methodist church for memorial gifts.

Miss Mugler, a native of Perry and daughter of a pioneer Noble county couple, Friedrich and Lissette Kathreia (Dierolf) Mugler, became deputy court clerk Jan. 1, 1943, serving under Henry Rucker. When Rucker retired last year, after 40 years of service, Miss Mugler filed for the post and was elected in November. Her two-year term of office began last Jan. 6.

She was a resident of 1023 Seventh street. Her parents were the late Mr. and Mrs. Fred Mugler, who came to this area at the opening of the Cherokee Strip Sept. 16, 1893. Mugler had lived in the Mulhall-Orlando area before coming here. In Perry, he was in the banking business and later was with a private lending agency.

Miss Mugler was born Dec. 11, 1914, in Perry, and graduated from Perry high school. She was a member of the United Methodist church and sang in the choir before becoming ill.

Survivors include three sisters, Mrs. Martha Magee and Mrs. Anna Krisher, Perry; and Mrs. Edna Laird, Santa Rosa, Calif.; and two brothers, John Mugler, Perry; and Bill Mugler, Calgary, Canada.